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Maca Root: Boost your Fertility Naturally for Men and Women

Maca root is a superfood known to many health benefits for both men and women. It has been shown that these benefits aid in both the reproductive system and sexual health. Although it does not contain caffeine, maca has great energy boosting properties.

Women's Sexual Health

  1. Balance hormonal health

  2. Increase sex drive

  3. Increase fertility

  4. Regulate menstrual cycle

  5. Reduce menopausal symptoms and PMS

Men's Sexual Health

  1. Increases libido

  2. Balances testosterone

  3. Increases sperm count

  4. Improves sexual dysfunction

  5. Support prostate health

  6. Enhance stamina

  7. Balance hormonal health

Other Potential Benefits

  1. Assists in brain health; such as reducing "brain fog", improve focus, mood, memory, and reduce stress

  2. Manages thyroid issues

  3. Reduces blood pressure

  4. Boosts energy and stamina

  5. Increase dopamine levels

  6. Boost immune system

Who Shouldn't take Maca

If you take high blood pressure medication, blood thinning prescriptions, you should highly consider telling your health care professional. Although maca is a superfood, it may not have beneficial effects with these medications. If you have certain types of cancers, in particular uterine cancer, breast cancer, as well as other hormonal conditions such as endometriosis and uterine fibroids due to the potential of estrogen levels rising.

Due to the limited research in medical studies, maca root has been deemed non-recommendable for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. If used during pregnancy or breastfeeding, it should be used under the guidance of your qualified health care professional.

When to take Maca

The ideal times to take maca root is:

  • Mornings

  • Before a workout

  • Evenings if you need an extra energy boost

Dosage and Frequency

Capsule Form

  • 200mg-450mg: 3 times daily

  • 500mg-1000mg: 1-2 times daily


2-4 drops from dropper

Raw & Dried Powder

1-3 grams or 1/2 teaspoon

Maca can be taken up to 6-14 weeks. You may increase or decrease the dosage as you see fit depending on your body's response. It is recommended to not exceed more than a teaspoon of maca daily.

Maca is generally safe for children, but in moderation, especially due to its energy boosting properties.

Again, Maca root does not contain caffeine.

Side Effects

  1. May cause digestive issues such as gas and bloating

  2. May effect thyroid and hormonal issues

  3. May interfere with prescription drugs

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